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NMSU College of Education names new associate dean

The New Mexico State University College of Education has named Jonathan Schwartz as its new associate dean for research and outreach.

This is a head and shoulders photo of Jonathan Schwartz, sitting at a desk.
Jonathan Schwartz has been named as the new associate dean for research and outreach for the NMSU College of Education. (NMSU photo by Darren Phillips)

Schwartz currently serves as the head of the Counseling and Educational Psychology Department in the College of Education. His new duties will include supporting research/grants, partnerships and outreach in the College of Education. Though he will no longer serve as the head of the Counseling and Educational Psychology Department, Schwartz will continue to teach and advise students within the department.

"The College of Education is proud to announce the appointment of Dr. Jon Schwartz as our associate dean for research and outreach. Dr. Schwartz brings a stellar record as a scholar and has demonstrated an ability to build partnerships and collaborative initiatives with a variety of educational constituents," said College of Education Dean Michael Morehead. "He will provide excellent leadership in research and outreach and will continue the outstanding work done by Dr. Karin Wiburg, who is returning to faculty."

"I have really enjoyed my time as the department head of CEP and would like to continue to support the department," Schwartz said.

Schwartz is the past chair of the American Psychological Association Division 17 Prevention Section and executive board member of the Council of Counseling Psychology Training Programs. He is currently president-elect for Division 51 (Psychological Study of Men and Masculinity) of the American Psychological Association. Schwartz has published in the area of men and masculinity, prevention and intimate violence. He was awarded the 2008 Researcher of the Year Award from American Psychological Association Division 51 and received the 2011 Fritz and Linn Kuder Early Career Scientist/Practitioner Award and Fellow status in 2013 from the American Psychologist Association Division of Counseling Psychology.

"I am very excited to be in this new role as the associate dean of research in the College of Education," Schwartz said. "The College of Education is a dynamic college with many areas of excellence and has a strong positive impact on the community."